If you want to lose weight, experts explained which nutrients are the most effective ones.
Dietitian Pınar Kural Enç stated that losing weight is one of the primary concerns of today’s world due to one of the most common problems of our era, obesity, and provided information about 3 great nutrients that help us lose weight.
Being one of the essential vegetables of winter times, spinach contains vitamin A, B1, B2, C and E and phosphor, calcium, iron, folic acid and various minerals as well. Its calorie content is low, but it is rich in vitamins and minerals. As already known well, spinach is good for anemia. It should be one of the first vegetables to be chosen by people who want to lose weight.
Spinach eases digestion and it is a diuretic. Both effects helps us lose weight. Spinach is a rich source of fiber when it is consumed uncooked in salads. Another trick of this vegetable is that it lets appetite suppressant proteins get into your body and make you say goodbye to calories. These proteins in spinach help our body decrease starvation hormones after meals. For a healthy way of weight loss, it is a good choice to consume one bowl of spinach with yoghurt in main meals.
Tomato is very rich in iron, potassium, calcium and phosphor minerals and vitamin A, B and C as well. When it is consumed with its peel, it eases digestion. Tomato helps stomach and intestines function properly and clears up constipation. It is a good diuretic and it contributes to the removal of harmful substances from your body.
Being beneficial for skin health as well, tomato decelerates aging process, revives your skin and provide freshness. Tomato increases metabolic rate with its vitamin C and acid contents. In this way, it becomes easier for you to lose weight. In the meantime, it helps liver filter high amount of oil sediment. When you are on a calorie-control routine, you can consume tomato juice in order for your body not to experience any lack of vitamin and mineral.
Having low calorie, fresh tomato juice provides water that your body requires and makes you feel full longer as well. As it is rich in vitamin A, it is good for hair health as well. Vitamin A strengthens hair roots and provide natural brightness. Tomato can contribute to metabolic process with its vitamin C and acid contents. In this way, you lose weight easier. Acid content of tomato also firms your skin.
Active substance of curcuma is ‘curcumin’ and it protects body against cancer and prevents cancer cells to reproduce as well. Studies have revealed that antioxidant effects of curcumin is higher than that of vitamin E and C. Roots of curcuma is used and the roots are crushed into powder. It has antioxidant effects and its active substance helps fat burning process. Moreover, it helps digestion process by helping high-protein nutrients dissolve. It suppresses growth of fatty tissue. It eases digestion and removes edema from body. It strengthens your stomach and helps you lose weight. It can be consumed as tea by boiling it in water. Rather than this, you may consume it with honey as well.